| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - The Washington, D.C.-based American Meat Institute and the Oakland, Calif.-based North American Meat Association have initiated discussions about a possible merger.
Within the industry, AMI is viewed as the representative of the big...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Brick by brick, acquisition by acquisition, an investment group led by Swedish developer Par Sanda is continuing its march to redevelop and renovate small motels and inns — many from the 1950's — in an area off Fort Lauderdale beach known as...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:01 AM
As part of our coverage of the 2013 Gloucester County Board of Supervisors election, we asked all seven candidates four questions via email.
We are printing their answers in their entirety online here in the Gloucester Blog prior to the Nov. 5 election....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Firing another shot in its attempt to buy Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Thursday it would consider sweetening its $2.3 billion offer to buy its rival.
The Hampstead-based men's apparel retailer also added a deadline, giving Men's...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:06 AM
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday gave approval to a proposed $1.2-billion merger of Office Depot Inc. and OfficeMax, concluding that the move won't harm competition.
The Trade Commission, which in 1997 blocked the merger of Office Depot Inc....
| Nov 2, 2013
A war of words between Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and Men's Wearhouse has only complicated a potential deal between the clothing titans.
Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank has offered $2.3 billion for Men's Wearhouse, and has continued to express interest...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:41 AM
The Federal Trade Commission said Friday it has unanimously voted to close its seven-month investigation into the proposed $1.2 billion merger of office supply superstores Office Depot and OfficeMax.
The closing date for the merger is now on Nov. 5, the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Sometimes, employers aren't looking for a long-term, committed relationship.
That's where On Assignment Inc. comes in.
The Calabasas firm provides skilled employees — many of them in the technology field — to companies looking for...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:23 AM
As reports of an improving economy continue to trickle in, many businesses in the Baltimore area are realizing that global forces could very well positively impact our area and that now is the time to respond to these emerging trends.
This area is in...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Few countries have such a varied and strong sales sector as Germany. There are more than 10 German sales companies at the AFM, and others that are not at the market -- like M-Appeal and Films Boutique -- are very active on the indie pic sales circuit....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Ratings and consumer research firm Nielsen announced an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that gives it clearance for the proposed $1.3 billion acquisition of Arbitron, which measures radio listening.
But under the terms of the FTC's approval,...